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Bearded Winder Man Arrested in Shaving Cream Shoplifting Incident

The information in this story comes from the Oconee County Sheriff's Office. An arrest isn't the same thing as a conviction.

Crimes in Oconee County, Georgia.
Crimes in Oconee County, Georgia.
On January 3, Phillip Scott Dyess, 30, of Winder, who wears a beard, was in the Epps Bridge Parkway Walmart around 8pm. 

He is believed to have taken a can of shaving cream to the returns desk, returned it and been credited for $8.66, the cost of the can. The clerk put the money on a Walmart gift card.

He has been charged with shoplifting.
 
bobby black January 13, 2014 at 11:28 AM
The clerk must have been pretty naïve to give a refund like that. What if he had walked up with a TV and asked for a refund?
Rebecca McCarthy January 13, 2014 at 11:44 AM
If the loss prevention folks caught someone with a can of shaving cream, i imagine they would be all over someone trying to do this with a TV. Someone did try with electronics a few weeks ago, with the same result: arrest.

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